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Today in History: April 23

April 23, 2011, Sporting News Wire Service, NASCAR.com

1989: Darrell Waltrip wins his 10th Cup race at Martinsville, beating second-place Dale Earnhardt by 6.79 seconds in the Pannill Sweatshirts 500. Dick Trickle is third, the only other car on the lead lap. Waltrip returns to Martinsville in September and completes the season sweep. His 11 victories at Martinsville are second only to his 12 at Bristol for his most wins at one track in the Cup Series.

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